Surviving record of 1930's German "Live" television. Preserved with an amateur camera by Horst Hewel. Regular broadcasting in Germany began March 22, 1935 and even by the end of the decade there were no more than just a few hundred sets around. ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Live TV, 1930's, Germany
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A 1960 commercial for the oddly named "Sta-Puf" laundry rinse....and I thought "tea whiz" was a bad product name! Many people interesting in vintage advertising often overlook LIVE commercials such as this. Topics: Bad name, 1960, Classic TV Commercial, Live TV, Live Television
Surviving record of 1938 American "Live" television. These scenes were part of a Kinescope "demo" reel (1949), which was posted on 'youtube' a few years ago, but is (apparently) no longer available. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Live TV, 1930's, Kinescope, 1938
Episode of "The Morey Amsterdam show", which aired "live" on the DuMont network on a Thursday night in late summer of 1950. Includes commercials for the "DuMont Television console". ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950's Television, DuMont, Kinescope, Live TV, 1950
From the live tv anthology series Tales of Tomorrow. Mysterious menacing minerals in Michigan. More info at the IMDB. Upload courtesy of Inventing Situations. Hopefully in the public domain. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: scifi, live tv, television, tv, tales of tomorrow
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"Philco Television Playhouse" Marty (1953) Director: Delbert Mann Story by Paddy Chayefsky Cast: Rod Steiger, Nancy Marchand, Nehemiah Persoff Original Air Date: 24 May 1953 (Season 5, Episode 23) ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Television Playhouse, Classic TV, 1950's Television, NBC, Kinescope, Live TV, Philco, 1953
Episode "Threat of the Thormanoids", of the Science-fiction series "Space patrol", aired live on May 25, 1952. Starring Ed Kemmer as "Commander Buzz Corry", Lyn Osborn as "Cadet Happy" and Lee van Cleef as "Loren", one of the Thormanoids. Directed by Dik Darley and written by Norman Jolley. Note! The player on this site doesn't seem to work properly. However, once downloaded, the "Cinepack" file will play fine. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1952 Television, Fifties, Live TV, Kinescope, Science fiction, Space patrol, Lee van...
"Studio One" Mr. Mummery's suspicion (1951) Director: Martin Manger Writers: Alvin Sapinsley / Story by Dorothy L. Sayers Original Air Date: 3 September 1951 (Season 3, Episode 54) Cast: Ronald Young, Faith Brook, Francis Compton ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Studio One, Live TV, 1951, CBS, 1950's Television
Reupload of: "Studio One" The Trial of John Peter Zenger (1953) Director: Paul Nickell Writer: Irve Tunick Original Air Date: 12 January 1953 (Season 5, Episode 16) Cast: Eddie Albert, Marian Seldes ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Studio One, 1950's Television, CBS, Kinescope, Live TV, Westinghouse, Eddie Albert, 1953
Episode of "The Dinah Shore Show" from around 1952. Songs: Good Morning, I hear Music, Sugar Bush and The Umbrella Man With 'The Notables' and Art Baker as announcer. The show was written, directed and produced by Alan Handley in Hollywood. Includes commercials for Chevrolet. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: The Dinah Shore Show, Classic TV, Dinah Shore, Chevrolet, Art Baker, Live TV, NBC, 1952
Re-upload of: "Studio One" Little Women: Jo's story (1950) Director: Lela Swift Writers: Sumner Locke Elliott, Louisa May Alcott (story) Original Air Date: 25 December 1950 (Season 3, Episode 18) Cast: Mary Sinclair, Kent Smith ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Studio One, 1950's Television, CBS, Kinescope, Live TV, Westinghouse, Mary Sinclair,...
Episode "Doctored Will" of the classic TV series "Martin Kane, Private Eye". This is from the 1949-1950 season. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, Private Eye, Detective, Kinescope, Kinescopes, Live TV, Public Domain
Episode "Blunder" of the "Live" 50's TV series 'Tales of Tomorrow'. This episode originally aired 10 August 1951 (Season 1, Episode 2). Cast: Robert Allen, Ann Loring Directed by: Leonard Valenta Complete with original commercials. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950's, Fifties, 1951, ABC, Live TV, Kinescope, Tales Of Tomorrow
Episode of "Armchair Detective" with your Armchair Interrogator John Milton Kennedy and your Crime Authority H. Allen Smith. The two scenes of this episode are: "The hobo millionaire" [cast: Harry Martin, Frederic Tozere and Cy Kendall] and "The warehouse murder" [cast: Kay Lee, Bert Davidson, Ken Harvey and Jerome Sheldon]. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1940's Television, KTLA, CBS, Detective, Kinescope, Live TV, 1949
Host: Carl Smith - Guests include: Buddy Ebsen, Chet Atkins, Collins Kids, The Jordanaires, June Carter, Flatt and Scruggs, Minnie Pearl, etc. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950's Television, ABC, Kinescope, Live TV, Purina, Grand ole opry, 1956
Episode "Man who enjoyed death" of DuMont's "The Adventures of Ellery Queen", originally broadcast "live" on 3/29/1951. Featuring Lee Bowman as 'Ellery Queen' and Florenz Ames as 'Inspector Richard Queen'. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950's Television, Live TV, Kinescope, 1951, DuMont, Ellery Queen, Lee Bowman
"Campbell Sound Stage" - Something for an empty briefcase Director: Don Medford Writer: S. Lee Pogostin Cast: James Dean, Susan Douglas Original Air Date: 17 Juli 1953 (Season 2, Episode 2) With original commercials. Topics: Classic TV, 1950's Television, James Dean, NBC, Kinescope, Live TV, Campbell, Sound Stage, 1953
Another episode of "Martin Kane, Private Eye", a live crime drama from the early days of television. In this episode, a murder during a court hearing makes everyone unsure who supplied the weapon. Not a bad episode, though it does feature a couple of stereotypes, a few missed cues and some unusual camera angles. Though it features product placement for pipe tobacco, the amount of actual advertising is less than you'd assume. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Classic Television, Crime, Drama, Murder, Murderer, Court Room, Kinescope, Live TV,...
Episode of "The Perry Como show" from January 20, 1954, with the Mitch Ayres Orchestra, the Fontane Sisters and Dick Stark for Chesterfield. Songs: "Way down yonder", "Tenderly" and "Stranger in paradise". ( 1 reviews ) Topics: The Perry Como Show, Classic TV, Perry Como, Chesterfield cigarettes, Dick Stark, Live TV, CBS, 1954
Reupload of "The Lux Show starring Rosemary Clooney". The show from April 3, 1958 has guest-star John Raitt and is complete with original commercials. It lacks however the original colors. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950's Television, Live TV, Kinescope, 1958, NBC, Rosemary Clooney, Lux
Episode "Murder to Music" of DuMont's "The Adventures of Ellery Queen", originally broadcast "live" on 11/08/1951. Featuring Lee Bowman as 'Ellery Queen' and Florenz Ames as 'Inspector Richard Queen'. 'Kaiser Frazer' commercials presented by Rex Marshall. NOTE! To avoid undue distraction, I've cut off the badly distorted upper part of the frame. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Live TV, Kinescope, 1951, DuMont, Ellery Queen, Lee Bowman, Kaiser-Frazer, Rex Marshall
"Studio One" Henry IV (1949) Director: Paul Nickell, Writer: Maurice Valency, Cast: Berry Kroeger, Richard Purdy Original Air Date: 5 December 1949 (Season 2, Episode 13) ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Studio One, Classic TV, 1940's Television, CBS, Kinescope, Live TV, Westinghouse, 1949
From the live tv anthology series Tales of Tomorrow. After a customer is overly eager to buy a crystal egg, an antique shop owner does the only logical thing: takes it to the chairman of Cambridge's physics department (played by Thomas Mitchell, Uncle Billy from It's a Wonderful Life), who discovers the egg's secret. From a story by H. G. Wells More info at the IMDB. Upload courtesy of Inventing Situations. Hopefully in the public domain. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: H. G. Wells, scifi, live tv, television, tv, tales of tomorrow, Thomas Mitchell
"Time for Beany" started on KTLA (Los Angeles) in February 1949 with a 15-minutes "live" show, that aired Mondays to Fridays. When the program moved to KTTV they added a 30-minutes show to be aired on Saturdays. This is the first of those from September 12, 1953. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950's Television, KTTV, Kinescope, Live TV, Kids, Beany, 1953, Stan Freberg, Bob...
"Studio One" June moon (1949) Director: Walter Hart Story by George S. Kaufman, Ring Lardner Cast: Jack Lemmon, Eva Marie Saint, Glenda Farrell Original Air Date: 22 June 1949 (Season 1, Episode 19) ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Studio One, Classic TV, 1940's Television, CBS, Kinescope, Live TV, Westinghouse, Worthington...
Compilation of scenes captured by KTLA-Cameras, showing the 17th A-Bomb Test. The weapon was dropped from an Air Force Bomber on May 1st, 1952 at 9:30 a.m. (Pacific Time) Topics: Classic TV, 1950's Television, KTLA, Atom Bomb, A-Bomb, Explosion, Nevada, Kinescope, Live TV, 1952
Episode 'The miraculous serum' of series "Tales of tomorrow", originally aired June 20, 1952 (Season 1, Episode 38). Featuring: Richard Derr, Louis Hector, Peggy Allison and Lola Albright. Directed by: Don Medford. Original commercials by "Kreisler". ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Live TV, 1950's, Fifties, Kinescope, ABC, Tales of Tomorrow
After the first series of "Life with Luigi", starring J. Carroll Naish, was cut short in January 1953, due to problems with the sponsor (General Food), a "New Life with Luigi" started on April 9, 1953. The all new cast consisted of Vito Scotti, Thomas Gomez and Muriel Landers playing "Rosa". Again it lasted but a few months. Sorry for the poor picture quality. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Life with Luigi, Classic TV, 50's, Live TV, Kinescope, 1950's Television, CBS, 1953, Sitcom
Anniversary Show "Ten years ago today", broadcast on WNBT (W2XBS) on April 30, 1949. Host: Ben Grauer - Guests: Earl Wrightson, Kyle MacDonnell and The Three Flames On April 30, 1939 NBC launched Television as a regular public service with a telecast of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and others in formal opening of the New York World Fair of 1939. This program contains some remarkable Kinescope excerpts: - "Pickup from Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Leyte at sea" (Aug. 29, 1948),... ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Live TV, 1949, NBC, WNBT, W2XBS, 1940's Television, Kinescope, Television History
One of the earliest surviving kinescopes of the "Howdy Doody" program. Phineas T. Bluster demands 500 marbles per day from Howdy Doody or else he will take over the town. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1940's Television, NBC, Kids, Kinescope, Live TV, 1948